BizTalk MQSeries Adapter starts to fail after upgrading IBM MQ to version 8

I’ve recently came across  a couple of similar cases due to the same reason so I decided to create this post Context You have BizTalk 2013 with HIS 2013 CU3, or higher version. Note: This is the first BizTalk Version supporting MQ v8. You are using BizTalk MQSeries Adapter, and hence having Microsoft BizTalk MQAgent installed in…


You receive “Installation cannot be performed” when trying to install Microsoft BizTalk 2013 R2 Accelerator for HL7

Symptom You get the following error message when trying to install Microsoft BizTalk 2013 R2 Accelerator for HL7: “Error: Installation cannot be performed because the BizTalk server has not been configured or user account is not a member of the BizTalk Server Administrators group.”   Possible causes 1.     Confirm that user executing Microsoft BizTalk 2013…


Performance counters for BizTalk isolated host are not shown

Symptom: You cannot see any BizTalk Performance counters for a specific BizTalk Isolated Host Possible cause: 1. BizTalk Performance counters are just shown for Active Biztalk Process: • [In-process] BizTalk services running • [Isolated] Hosting process running with BizTalk information loaded, so that it is linked with Biztalk receive locations. Note: If you are using any BizTalk…


Possible Memory Leak in BizTalk “MQSeries” Adapter

Symptom Consider the following scenario: You are using “MQSeries” adapter on either BizTalk 2010 or 2013 Either Windows2008 R2 or 2012 is installed The memory used by the Biztalk process is steadily increasing, but never decrease unless you restart the BizTalk Host instance. You have collected a memory dump of that BizTalk process and you could…


Choosing the right SQL Server 2012 Edition for BizTalk Server 2013

If you are currently evaluating to use SQL Server Standard or Enterprise edition for your BizTalk Databases, below you can find some hints to help you taking that decision: From a pure BizTalk perspective, you should consider to use Enterprise Edition: In order to use BAM real-time aggregation (RTA). It is not supported in the…

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You receive “The alert infrastructure was not created” when trying to configure “Biztalk Alert” feature

Symptom You get the following error message when trying to configure “Biztalk Alert” feature at BizTalk configuration Wizard: ERROR: Failed to set up BAM database(s). The alert infrastructure was not created. Failed to install service. Cannot proceed because the created process returned with -1 Posible causes Double check that SQL Server Database Mail has been…


You receive “Creation of Adapter FILE Configuration Store entries failed” when trying to configure “Biztalk Runtime” feature

Symptom You get the following error message when trying to configure “Biztalk Runtime” feature at BizTalk configuration Wizard, or when trying to create a BizTalk Host at BizTalk Administration console: “Creation of Adapter FILE Configuration Store entries failed. Could not import a DTC transaction. Please check that MSDTC is configured correctly for remote operation. See…

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